Question Paper: Constitution of India & Professional Ethics : Question Paper Jun 2013 - First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 2) | Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU)
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Constitution of India & Professional Ethics - Jun 2013

First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 2)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 The code of Ethics can be taken as guidelines by Engineers to
a) Resolve the conflicts
b) Overcome the work pressure
c) Formulate the problem
d) Escape from the responsibility
(1 marks)
10 Who is the executive head of a state government
a) Governor
b) Chief Minister
c) The Minister
d) None of these
(1 marks)
11 "Legislature" means
a) Body of law making
b) Body of ministers
c) Body of Judges
d) Body of Administrators
(1 marks)
12 The Prime Minister and Council of Ministers are responsible to
a) The President
b) The Vice President
c) The Parliament
d) The Supreme Court of India
(1 marks)
13 The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha is
a) 545
b) 575
c) 590
d)600
(1 marks)
14 The maximum strength of the Rajya Sabha is
a) 200
b) 225
c) 250
d)275
(1 marks)
15 The members of Rajya Sabha are elected for a term of
a) 4 years
b) 5 years
c) 6 years
d) 7 years
(1 marks)
16 The total Fundamental Rights are at present
a) Six
b) Seven
c) Eight
d) Nine
(1 marks)
17 Which of the following rights is deleted from the list of Fundamental Rights
a) Right to Equality
b) Right to Freedom
c) Right to life& liberty
d) Right to property
(1 marks)
18 Which of the following writs is issued by the court in case of an illegal detention of a person by police
a) Habeas corpus
b) Certiorari
c) Mandamus
d) Quo-warranto
(1 marks)
19 The Fundamental Rights can be suspended during
a) Elections
b) State Emergency
c) National Emergency
d) Financial Emergency
(1 marks)
2 To overcome an impediment "Uncritical Acceptance", what step an engineer has to take:
a) Analyse and Accpet
b) Accept to Analyse
c) Always say "Yes Boss"
d) None of these
(1 marks)
20 Who is the first citizen of India
a) The President
b) The Vice President
c) The Prime Minister
d) The Governor
(1 marks)
21 Who was the chairman of the Drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly
a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Sardar Patel
c) Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad
d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(1 marks)
22 Who was the chairman of the Constituent Assembly
a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
b) Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad c) Jawaharlal Nehru
d) Sri Krishna Swami Iyyer
(1 marks)
23 For how many years, month and days did the Constituent Assembly work on framing the Constitution of India
a) 2 years 11 months 18 days
b) 4 years 12 months 20 days
c) 3 years 3 months 29 days
d) 5 years 5 months 10 days
(1 marks)
24 In the final form of the Constitution adopted by the Constituent Assembly, how many articles and schedules were there
a) 398 artcles and 7 schedules
b) 319 artcles and 10 schedules
c) 315 articles and 9 schedules
d) 395 articles and 8 schedules
(1 marks)
25 The Constitution of India is
a) One of the briefest Constitutions
b) One of the bulkiest constitutions
c) A medium sized constitution
d) An evolved constitution
(1 marks)
26 A person arrested by the police has to be produced before a magistrate within
a) 12 hours
b) 24 hours
c) 48 hours
d) 72 hours
(1 marks)
27 One of the main aims of studying Engineering Ethics is to
a) Inspire Engineers to acquire in-depth knowledge in their field
b) Stimulate moral imagination
c) Acquire new skills in engineering testing
d) Make engineers self-conflict in discharging their duties
(1 marks)
28 "Being safe or Blaming others" is?.type of attitudes of responsibilty of engineers
a) Reasonable care
b) Minimalist
c) Good works
d) None of these
(1 marks)
29 This is not Dishonesty in Engineering
a) Trimming
b) Blending
c) Negligently
d) Intentionally
(1 marks)
3 Corrupt professional Judgement leads to
a) Conflict of Interest
b) Integrity in R&D
c) Reliability
d) None of these
(1 marks)
30 An Author retains copyright for his book for
a) 25 years
b) 50 years
c) 60 years
d) 100 years
(1 marks)
31 The Governor may resign for his post by adressing to
a) The President
b) The Vice president
c) The Prime Minister
d) The Chief Minister
(1 marks)
32 The total number of seats in the legislative assembly of Karnataka is
a) 200
b) 224
c) 240
d)250
(1 marks)
33 Which Article gives special provisiond to the state of Jammu and Kashmir
a) 350
b) 360
c) 370 d)380
(1 marks)
34 Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right
a) Right to religion
b) Right to equality
c) Right against expolitation
d) Right to strike
(1 marks)
35 The chief minister is appointed by the
a) The Prime Minister
b) The Presdient
c) The Governor
d) the Judge of the High Court
(1 marks)
36 Who presides the joint session of the two houses of Parliament
a) The Speaker
b) The Deputy Speaker
c) The President
d) The Vice President
(1 marks)
37 The Judges of Supreme Court are appointed by
a) The Presdient
b) The Vice President
c) The Prime Minister
d) The Law Minister
(1 marks)
38 The Parliament of India consists of
a) Lok Sabha and Legislative Council
b) Rajya Sabha and Legislative council
c) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
d) Legislative Assembly and Zilla Parishad
(1 marks)
39 The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is
a) The Vice President b) The Deputy speaker c) The prime minister d) The home minister
(1 marks)
4 Stealing of intellectual property means
a) Cooking
b) Forging
c) Plagiarism
d) Trimming
(1 marks)
40 Who has the power to pardon in case of Death sentenced by courts in India
a) The President
b) The vice president
c) The Prime Minister
d) The Auditor General
(1 marks)
41 At present the fundamental duties of Indian citizens are
a) 8
b) 9
c) 10
d)11
(1 marks)
42 The President of India is elected for
a) 4 years
b) 5 years
c) 6 years
d) 7 years
(1 marks)
43 The oath of office of President is conducted by
a) The Vice President
b) The Prime Minister
c) The Chief Justice of India
d) None of these
(1 marks)
44 The President of India can be removed from his office before the expirty of his term by
a) The Chief Justice of India
b) The Prime Minister
c) The two houses of Parliament
d) The Vice President
(1 marks)
45 Article 352 of the Constitution deals with
a) National Emergency
b) Financial Emergency
c) State Emergency
d) None of these
(1 marks)
46 Which amendment to the constitution of India added the words "Socialist and Secular" to the Preamble
a) 42nd amendment
b) 43rd amendment
c) 44th amendment
d) 45th amendment
(1 marks)
47 The constituition of India came into effect on
a) 26th Nov. 1949
b) 26th January 1950
c) 15th Aug 1950
d) 15th Jan 1950
(1 marks)
48 The Preamble of the Constitution reads as follows
a) We the members of Parliament
b) We the people of India
c) We the member of Cabinet
d) We the members of Association
(1 marks)
49 The main objectives of the Directive principle of state policy is to
a) Establich political democracy
b) Establish a police state
c) Establish Economic Democracy
d) Establish welfare state
(1 marks)
5 Which one is not the way of misusing truth
a) With holding information
b) Failing to adequately promote the dissemination of Information
c) Deliberate deception
d) Patenting
(1 marks)
50 The Fundamental Rights are enshrined in
a) Chapter- I
b) Chapter- II
c) Chapter- III
d) Chapter- IV of the constitution
(1 marks)
6 Which is the highest court of "Appeal" in India
a) Military court
b) High court
c) The Supreme Court
d) District Court
(1 marks)
7 Who appoints a Governor of state
a) The Home Minister
b) The Law minister
c) The Prime Minister
d) The President of India
(1 marks)
8 What is the minimum age to become a legislative member of an assembly
a) 21 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 30 years
(1 marks)
9 Who appoints the Vice-Chancellors of State Universities
a) The Prime Minister
b) The Judge of High Court
c) The Governor
d) The Chief Minister
(1 marks)

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